INFO823 – Software Testing

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Module code
INFO823
Module title
Software Testing
Prescription
Students will implement and critically assess software testing techniques, planning and approaches.
Programmes
  • BI1702
  • BI1703
  • BI1704
  • IT1101
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Develop and implement a program for testing a software application utilizing contemporary software testing tools, techniques and practices.
2. Critically analyse the planning, techniques, implementation and testing of a software application.
Content
• Introduction and basic concepts
• Manual and automated testing
• Testing techniques: black and white boxes
• Testing strategies and approaches
• Types of software testing
• Levels of software testing
• Software maintenance and quality assurance
• Testing in rapid application development environment
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but are not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, computer laboratory work, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.